Air Force Featured Stories

  • Vermont Airmen, Soldiers assist after historic flooding

    Floodwaters caused historic and catastrophic devastation throughout Vermont for two days beginning July 10. Montpelier was battered by a record-setting 5.28 inches of rainfall. Vermont National Guard was activated to assess the damage.

  • Alaska Guard flies relief supplies to Western Alaska

    Members of the Alaska National Guard, Alaska State Defense Force and Alaska Naval Militia, were recently activated after remnants of Typhoon Merbok caused dramatic flooding across more than 1,000 miles of Alaskan coastline.

  • Midnight Sun Guardians participate in Gobi Wolf 2019

    The Mongolia National Emergency Management Administration, Mongolian Armed Forces and local Mongolian agencies partnered with their U.S. counterparts, including Airmen from the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, in Sainshand, Mongolia, during exercise Gobi Wolf 2019. The exercise centered around

  • Travis AFB completes joint inspection with FEMA, ensures readiness

    Urban search and rescue is considered a "multi-hazard" discipline, as it may be needed for a variety of emergencies or disasters, including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, dam failures, technological accidents, terrorist activities and hazardous materials releases.

  • Goldfein, Wright praise Team Offutt, community

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Offutt Air Force Base, March 27, to see flood damage and to speak with hundreds of base personnel who helped with preparation and, now, recovery.

  • Tyndall AFB rebuilds after Hurricane Michael

    When Hurricane Michael approached Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, last month, Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander released an evacuation order in an effort to keep the base’s most important assets, its people, safe. With exception of the ride-out team, comprised of nearly 100 Tyndall

  • Air Force responds to Hurricane Michael

    Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane Oct. 10, with Tyndall Air Force Base directly in its path. Active-duty and National Guard service members were pre-positioned to provide assistance during the storm. And within hours after the hurricane ended, additional Airmen

  • Tyndall update: Oct. 16, 2018

    Team Tyndall,Phase 2 is to get you back into your homes and dorms to inspect and collect your belongings, and it has begun.We are opening the gates for limited access for five days from Wednesday, Oct. 17 through Sunday Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • CRG provides hope to Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc

    On the afternoon of Oct. 10, Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 hurricane, ripped through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and the surrounding area leaving severe damage through its path. Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group, Travis Air Force Base, California, received the alert call the